Builds break if you update to Android SDK r22

Sriram Ramasubramanian sramasubramanian at mozilla.com
Mon May 20 14:11:08 PDT 2013


There you go! First job for the intern! ;)

- Sriram.

On May 20, 2013, at 2:04 PM, Chris Peterson <cpeterson at mozilla.com> wrote:

> I asked Shane Tully, one of our Android interns, to investigate a fix for this SDK problem. He's going to see if we can fix our makefiles so they work for both people with the latest or older SDK versions. (because I now some of you are too lazy to update. <:)
> 
> chris p.
> 
> 
> On 5/20/13 1:03 PM, Kevin Brosnan wrote:
>> Philor pointed out I put the wrong bug number in my message. It should be https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=874132
>> 
>> Kevin
>> 
>> On Mon 20 May 2013 12:51:37 PM PDT, Kevin Brosnan wrote:
>>> TLDR; don't update your SDK.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> From Michael Comella:
>>> 
>>> Building Firefox for Android with Android SDK r22 fails. So far I've
>>> found the
>>> following reasons:
>>>  * aapt and dx were moved to <android-sdk>/build-tools/17.0.0/
>>>  * apkbuilder appears to have been removed
>>> 
>>> A workaround for the former is as follows:
>>>  cd <android-sdk>/platform-tools
>>>  ln -s ../build-tools/17.0.0/aapt aapt
>>>  ln -s ../build-tools/17.0.0/dx dx
>>> 
>>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=866772
>>> 
>>> If you have already updated your SDK then download
>>> http://dl-ssl.google.com/android/repository/tools_r21-linux.zip or
>>> http://dl-ssl.google.com/android/repository/tools_r21-macosx.zip for
>>> the apkbuilder and symlink as suggested in the bug.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Kevin Brosnan
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